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This weekly update is provided by the Virginia Department of Transportation.

HENRY COUNTY

(NEW 8-21-20) * ROUTE 695 CLOSED TO THROUGH TRAFFIC – Beginning Monday, August 24, 2020, a portion of Route 695 (George Taylor Road) will be closed to through traffic approximately 0.25 mile from Route 694 (Wagon Trail Road) and 0.85 mile from Route 688 (J S Holland Road). During this time, a detour will be utilized and directional signs will be in place to assist the traveling public. This road closure is necessary for a bridge replacement over Horsepasture Creek.  Weather permitting, the road is expected to be re-opened by September 2020.

(UPDATED 9-18-20) * ROUTE 220 BUSINESS & ROUTE 58/220 PIPE REPLACEMENT – Construction began in January 2020 for an emergency pipe replacement in two locations at Route 220 Business (0.03 mi N. Speedway Road) and Route 58/220 (Greensboro Road and William F. Stone Highway). The project is expected to be complete in November 2020.

(NEW 6-26-20) * ROUTE 57 PAVING OPERATIONS – Spot paving is scheduled to start on June 22 at various locations on Route 57.  Flagging operations will be in place. Expected completion is November 20, 2020.

(UPDATED 9-11-20) *ROUTE 220 BUSINESS AND ROUTE 58/220 EMERGENCY PIPE REPLACEMENT- Installation is underway for two emergency pipe replacements on Route 220 Business. The locations of the pipe replacements will be 0.03 mile North Speedway Road and on Route 58/220 at Greensboro Road and William F. Stone Highway). Drivers can expect lane closures at both locations. The completion date is the end of 2020.

(NEW 6-12-20) * ROUTE 866 (DALE AVENUE) UTILITY WORK – Beginning June 15, HCPSA will be installing new water line and service along Dale Avenue (Route 866). Residents of the area should expect periodic road closures. Detours will be in place. These closures will be daytime only and the roads will be opened at the end of each work day.  The work is expected to be completed in early September 2020.

(UPDATED 4-24-20) * ROUTE 220 SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS – Construction is underway for safety improvements on Route 220. Alternating lane closures will be in place. Work will include trench widening and the addition of rumble strips and guardrail from Route 1210 (Dyer Street) to the Franklin County line. The completion date is scheduled for October 23, 2020.